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by Hilary Stockton on 5/17/2015

Family Travel

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5/17/2015
  What are the best NYC luxury hotel rooms for families? Many clients and readers have asked me over the years why there aren't more hotel rooms in NYC with 2 queen size beds, which will fit 2 adults and...
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5/8/2015
  Think your travel credit card trip interruption travel insurance will cover you if a medical emergency prevents you returning home on your return flight? Think again--you may well be out of pocket for all your extra flight costs, plus...
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5/6/2015
  Can you split a reservation (PNR) booked as a single AAdvantage award ticket for two passengers, if one passenger needs to change or cancel his/her itinerary, but you want to keep the other passenger's award intact? TravelSort reader Paula...
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5/2/2015
  This Soneva Fushi Maldives Activities and Top Things to Do post is part of a trip report including luxury resorts in the Maldives and Etihad First Class and Business Class. Soneva Fushi offers great diving via Soleni Dive Center,  For the prior...
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4/13/2015
  The Four Seasons Maldives at Kuda Huraa is the smaller sister property to Landaa Giraavaru, done in the style of a Maldivian village. It's popular to combine this with Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru with the Paradise Twice offer, which...
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3/19/2015
  There's lots to love about luxury hotels, and which I appreciate since I'm not constantly staying at them. We take 2-3 major trips per year, and the rest of the time are based in NYC, where as with countless...
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3/12/2015
What's the best carry-on luggage? Specifically, the best carry-on roller bag? Recently, I was hunting for a carry-on for my 7 year old, since the reality is that we've often put enough books and things in his backpack that it...
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2/6/2015
  Which Credit Cards are Worth Getting in 2015? While everyone's credit card situation is different, depending on which cards you already have (or had) and which miles and points are most valuable to you given future travel plans, many...
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1/7/2015
  The time to learn a foreign language is when you're young, as I mentioned in 10 Reasons Why Your Child Should Learn a Foreign Language. That's why I'm always sad when I hear a parent tell me that, even...
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1/1/2015
  Happy New Year! Hope your 2015 is off to a happy, healthy, start, including your travel plans. We really enjoyed our 2014 travels, and were lucky enough to visit several of the resorts mentioned in Best Luxury Hotels of...
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12/30/2014
  "How do you earn your frequent flyer miles and points?" is a question I get on a regular basis from TravelSort Clients and readers, who also want to know how we manage to fly all of us in international...
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12/25/2014
  Happy Holidays from our family to yours! Wishing all of you a very happy holiday season and upcoming New Year 2015, and hope that wherever your travels this season take you, you're able to spend time with your family...
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12/13/2014
  When should you book hotels for Christmas, New Year's and Thanksgiving travel? TravelSort reader Sam writes "We were disappointed not to be able to book our first choice hotel, the Four Seasons Maui at Wailea, for Christmas this year....
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11/29/2014
  Which airline frequent flyer miles and points should you earn for a given destination? TravelSort reader Jill writes "My family and I want to save up miles to visit Australia/New Zealand, Italy and Japan. Which miles and points are...
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11/15/2014
  Which New Travel Credit Cards for Domestic U.S. Travel and Future International Travel? TravelSort reader Brian writes: "We are looking at applying for a few credit cards this month. We already have the Chase Sapphire Preferred card. We will put about $60k on the credit cards in the...
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11/13/2014
Which travel rewards credit card for family award tickets to Hawaii? TravelSort reader Lisa writes on the Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards page: "My husband doesn't travel for work, and my family (including myself) of 4 only travel via airplane...
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11/11/2014
  Can Money Buy Happiness? That was the catchy headline of this recent Wall Street Journal article. I thought it would be interesting to look at some of the findings and how they relate to travel. Invest in Travel and...
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11/4/2014
Amazon Prime is offering free unlimited photo storage on Amazon Cloud Drive, a nice benefit if you already subscribe to Amazon Prime and have lots of high resolution photos you want to store in the cloud. The nice thing, in...
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11/3/2014
  Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina will replace what used to be the JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa, an exciting new development and the very first Four Seasons resort on Oahu. I'm thrilled, since in my view,...
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10/31/2014
  Happy Halloween from NYC! Many of my family clients with young kids have been out with their kids trick or treating, and we were no exception. There are some great Halloween decorations adorning houses in many neighborhoods, including this...
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